Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Parapelecopsis  Wunderlich, 1992   4 species

Parapelecopsis nemoralioides  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1884)


Resembles P. nemoralis. Can be distinguished by form and setation of the cephalic lobe ("mediocris"-form): in dorsal view almost spherical, shiny, setae absent. Palp: lower apophysis in retrolateral view relatively long and broad, anterior margin between the 2 apophyses is almost straight.

Body length male: 1.8 mm

Resembles P. nemoralis. Vulva: distance between spermathecae distinctly shorter than in P. nemoralis.

Body length female: 2 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe

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